Bard College Conservatory of Music

Bard College Conservatory of Music

  • Help celebrate the accomplishments
    of cellist Robert Martin.

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    Mr. Martin, the founding director of the Bard Conservatory of Music,
    is stepping down after 14 years. In his honor, the Bard Conservatory
    has established the  Robert L. Martin Scholarship.

    Please give generously to make this scholarship a reality.

  • Bard College Appoints World–Renowned
    Composer and Conductor Tan Dun as
    Dean of the Conservatory of Music

    Tan Dun Announcement

    Tan Dun will guide the Conservatory in fulfilling its mission
    of teaching young musicians both new music and music history,
    while deepening an understanding of its connection to history,
    art and culture, and society.

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Visiting Artist: Robert Silverman, piano
Sunday, September 22, 2019
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building  
Noon Concert
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building  
Lecture: Conservatory Dean and Composer Tan Dun speaking on Music and Film
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Olin Hall  
A Martial Arts Trilogy
Saturday, September 28, 2019
8:00 pm, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  


Dates and Deadlines
Application Deadlines
January 1
Undergraduate Program
Advanced Performance Studies
Graduate Conducting
Collaborative Piano Fellowship

Final Audition Dates
Undergraduate Double-Degree
Friday, February 22 - flute

Sunday, February 24 - violin, viola, cello, composition, bassoon, oboe, clarinet, piano, percussion

Tuesday, February 26 - trombone (in New York City)

Sunday, March 3 - violin, double bass, horn, trumpet, piano

Graduate Vocal Arts Program
Saturday, February 23 - Auditions at the Bard College campus

Saturday, March 2 - Auditions at Opera America in New York City

US-China Music Institute
US-China Music Institute
Coming up in Fall 2019:
2nd Annual China Now Music Festival
China and America -- Unity in Music
Bard  |  Carnegie Hall  |  Stanford

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